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  • Hadeeth about the dislikeability of changing of the grey hair Date: 1-8-2006

    Assalamu Alaikum, I have a question in regard to the article about the HAIR. There's one place where we are told to do the opposite of the jews and the christians .ie. to dye our hair because they don't do so. Allah's Apostle said, "The Jews and the Christians do not dye (their grey hair), so you shall do the opposite of what they do (i.e. dye your.. More

  • Dying the hair black to please one's spouse Date: 24-7-2006

    Assalamualaikum My husband is 34 year old with lot of grey hair. Because of this, he really feels bad especially in front of me despite my saying that I don't mind it. Recently when his grey hair became very obvious he bought a black dye and applied it. As I didnot want to hurt his feelings, I didnot argue with him. If a man or a woman is dyeing hair.. More

  • Muslim women using the same kinds of makeup used by non Muslim women Date: 25-4-2006

    I wanted to ask about the fact that we Muslim women are forbidden to dress like non-Muslims, but there is no special way for beautifying ourselves than ending up conveying these non-Muslims, I mean there is no way to beautifying ourselves for our husbands or in all women's parties in an Islamic way the haircuts are all taken by the west and the dresses.. More

  • Combing one's hair occasionally Date: 23-2-2006

    In Shamaa'il Tirmithi, Abdullah Mughaffal, may Allaah be pleased with him, reports "Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, prohibited the combing of hair, but allowed it to be done occasionally". 1) Is Shamaa'il Tirmithi book known to be Saheeh? 2) If the above Hadith is Saheeh then could you explain more about it because I comb my hair every morning.. More

  • Dyeing the hair with Henna is a confirmed Sunnah Date: 3-1-2006

    Most of the scholars in India use red color Henna (mahandi) for their beard. I asked most of them but they said it is allowed in Islam, but some says it is Sunnah. But as for my information the tree which these leaves come, it will not growth in desert area, but all Arab is have full desert. From where these leave come to our Prophet they.. More

  • Beauty treatments for women Date: 29-12-2005

    What is the Islamic ruling regarding treatment of women at beauty parlors? What else is Haram (except removing eye-brow hairs)? Please clarify so that we may stop doing them... More

  • Bride's beautification in a beauty parlor Date: 29-12-2005

    Inshaa Allaah, coming July will be my marriage. Shall I do facial in beauty parlor. .. More

  • Oiling the beard and the moustache to make them grow Date: 28-12-2005

    Is it legal if a man who uses some of oils treatment to encourage grows of his beard and moustache? .. More

  • Using hashish oil as hair nourisher Date: 18-12-2005

    I wish to know if hashish oil is allowed to apply on hair as a nourisher. May Allaah reward you for your guidance. Ameen .. More

  • Removing the hair between the eyebrow and the eye Date: 28-11-2005

    I have a question about removing the extra hair of the eye brow, I know that "Nams" is Haraam, but what is Namas? Is it removing the whole eye brow, or changing its shape. What I am asking about is what about removing those extra little hair under the eye brow, the ones that grow individually alone, between the eye brow and the eye. Is it Haraam.. More

  • Plucking hairs from underneath the eyebrow Date: 13-11-2005

    I know that it is prohibited to pluck the eyebrows as the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, cursed the one who does so but is it permissible to pluck underneath the eyebrow line itself where there are stray hairs as I feel this does not change the shape of your face. Bearing in mind that this is underneath the eyebrow not the eyebrow it's.. More

  • Treating hair to make it soft Date: 10-10-2005

    I recently had my curly hair treated in order to make it softer so as to manage it and I would like to know is it permissible in Islam for a male to use products to help manage their hair (water entering the scalp). .. More

  • What is 'makeup'? Date: 24-5-2005

    In your Fatwa: 82657 you mention that a wife should not neglect her 'makeup'. Please expand upon this concept of 'makeup'. I am currently under the understanding that beautification of one's self with makeup is not allowed if it is displayed to the general public and is considered a form of lewdness - a wife should only display her beauty to.. More

  • Girls cutting their hair like boys Date: 22-3-2005

    I live in part of Nigeria where school girls are forced to cut their hair like boys. Does this affect their Islam? .. More

  • Tattooing and Islam Date: 20-3-2005

    If a tattooed male wanted to convert to Islam and promised not to get anymore tattoos would he be accepted as a follower of Islam? .. More